Teaching Experience

Summary of Teaching Evaluations

As Instructor at the Naval War College:

Strategy and War (Mid-Career Military Officers): 2020-2021, 2021-2022
Historical case studies in wartime decision-making, focusing on identifying wartime political aims and aligning strategic and operational decisions with those aims.

As Teaching Fellow at Columbia University:

Introduction to International Politics (Undergraduate): 2014, 2015, 2016

Introductory Game Theory (Graduate): 2015, 2016

Scope and Methods (Undergraduate): 2018, 2019

Quantitative Political Reasoning (Graduate): 2018

Prior to Grad School

From 2011 to 2013, I taught 7th-8th Grade English / Language Arts at Simmons Jr.-Sr. High School in Hollandale, MS. From 2007 to 2011, I led writing workshops with juvenile hall students at the Santa Clara County Juvenile Detention Center.

Sample Syllabi

I am prepared to teach a substantive classes in International Relations and Comparative Politics (such as international and interstate conflict, state development, and political violence), as well as a variety of research methods (such as formal modeling, experiments, and quantitative methods).

Undergraduate Course on Strategic Logic in Political Science

Graduate Colloquium on Civil Conflict

Introduction to International Politics

Brief Explainer Video on Civil Wars:
(For Lindsay Dolan’s International Politics course at Wesleyan University.)